Purchasing Coordinator

Position Summary

Join our team as our Purchasing Coordinator! In this role, you will assist the Purchasing Department in placing and reviewing purchase orders and ensuring on-time delivery of products. This position also provides support to Customer Service, Production Scheduling, and Engineering Departments by confirming part lead times, requesting quotes, and maintaining product specifications. Our family-owned company has over 100 years of history and quality USA-made manufacturing. We're looking for talented individuals to contribute to our growth and maximize your potential!

Monday-Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm

Committed to our workforce, H.E. Williams, Inc. offers an excellent benefit package for all full-time employees including:

  • Team Incentive Program
  • Health insurance – $10/week individual, $20/week family
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance at no cost
  • 401(k) match up to 4%
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Accomodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job responsiblity required by his or her supervisor.

Position Responsibilities
  • Maintain complete updated purchasing records, data, and pricing in our system.
  • Ensure excellent vendor relations to maximize opportunities for service, quality of product, competitive pricing, and timely delivery.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports for analysis.
  • Take initiative in identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Establish new vendor accounts utilizing the required documentation.
  • Coordinate with other departments regarding lead times, quotes, pricing, and material specifications.
  • Review purchase order acknowledgements for accuracy, identifying and communicating issues with the vendor in a timely manner.
  • Provide backup and assistance to other Purchasing Department positions.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate.
  • Strong analytical, decision making, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite tools and other software as required.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • 3 years lighting experience.
  • Previous experience in supply chain management.
Health & Safety Factors
  • Positions that require performance of some assigned and required out of office job duties are designated as safety sensitive.
  • Job duties are primarily sedentary in nature, but may require physical ability to stand, walk, and perform repetitive motions for extended periods of time in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Must be capable of performing to the criteria presented in the position's Job Analysis, including requirements for lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying materials that vary in weight. Some tasks may require assistance of other persons and/or mechanical devices.
  • Must comply with all policies, regulations, and standard operating procedures, including proper use and care of Personal Protective Equipment, maintaining the work area and equipment, and demonstrating a proactive mindset for identifying and addressing safety concerns to ensure a safe working environment.
  • H.E. Williams, Inc. maintains a Drug and Alcohol Free workplace.

We offer an excellent benefit package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K and a Team Incentive Plan.

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